| by Carrie Sheffield

Neil Gross, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology, was included in a CNN story by conservative commentator Carrie Sheffield titled “Let’s acknowledge the political double standard for ugly speech.” Sheffield writes, “The list of the blind hypocrisy of the American entertainment complex goes on and on, but it’s symptomatic of its deep liberal leanings. Neil Gross, professor of sociology at Colby College, analyzes why Hollywood tilts so far left and reports ‘Where conservatives empathize foremost with family members and country, liberals extend the bounds of empathy to include friends, the socially disadvantaged and citizens of the world, to whom they’d like government to lend a hand.'”


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